Stage One Fire Restrictions To Remain In Place Until Possibly The End Of November

The Coconino and Kaibab national forests are remaining in Stage One fire restrictions for the next several weeks. Officials say the reason is because the forests remain extremely dry. The restrictions will remain in place through the end of November or until significant moisture falls. Forest officials remind visitors that having a campfire on the […]

Kaibab National Forest Officials Lift Fire Restrictions Across The Forest

The Kaibab National Forest has lifted its fire restrictions as of Tuesday morning. Officials say due to significant and widespread precipitation across the forest, in all three districts, the restrictions were lifted. The area closure protecting the Bill Williams Mountain watershed is also lifted so visitors can once again camp, hike, and drive in the […]

Mangum Fire Burns On The North Kaibab National Forest Near Jacob Lake

The Mangum Fire is burning on the Kaibab National Forest about nine miles southwest of Jacob Lake. Fire officials say the fire started Monday and has grown to over 500 acres. Smoke is visible from both the North and South Rims of the Grand Canyon, Fredonia, Page and Kanab, Utah. Officials believe the fire started […]

Campgrounds In The Kaibab National Forest Will Reopen Starting Monday

Campgrounds in the Kaibab National Forest will reopen next week. Forest officials announced Friday that Ten-X Campground on the Tusayan Ranger District and Dogtown Lake, Kaibab Lake and White Horse Lake campgrounds will all open Monday. DeMotte and Jacob Lake on North Kaibab will reopen on Tuesday. All controlled campgrounds have been closed to campers […]

Multiple Abandoned Campfires In The Kaibab National Forest Lead To Repeat Warnings

Crews on the Kaibab National Forest came across multiple abandoned campfires over the weekend. Campfires are prohibited in every national forest in Arizona. Forest officials remind the public of the ban and that early fire restrictions help reduce the number of fire starts and reduce risks to firefighters health through limited exposure. If you are […]

Kaibab National Forest To Begin Tree Marking North Of Parks For 4FRI Thinning

The Kaibab National Forest will begin marking trees within the 14-hundred acre Government Prairie Project north of Parks this month. The reason is to prepare the area for a future timber sale as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative, or 4FRI. The area is just over five miles north of Route 66 and Spring […]

Large Prescribed Burn Set To Begin Friday Near Williams

Fire managers on the Kaibab National Forest will begin fire treatments on the first units of the Three Sisters Prescribed Fire Project near Williams Friday. The project is expected to take multiple days to complete, however ignitions will only take place on days where smoke impacts will be minimal. The 74-hundred acre area is located […]

The Ten X Campground Near The Grand Canyon To Undergo Expansion And Remodeling

A popular campground near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon is getting a makeover. Kaibab National Forest officials say the Ten X Campground, about five miles south of the Grand Canyon, will undergo an expansion and a remodeling in the future. The campground will go from 70 campsites to 300, encompassing about 345 acres […]

Grand Canyon Visitors Could See Smoke From A Nearby Prescribed Burn This Week

If you are heading to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon this week you could see some smoke from a prescribed burn near Tusayan. Kaibab National Forest officials say they will start an over 21-hundred acre burn Monday, about 18 miles southeast of Tusayan. The burn is expected to last through the week. Smoke […]